Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 22, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, August 12, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Vienna (Austria), August 17, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Manchester (England), June 22, 2007.
We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.
— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5